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SungardASVoice: The Internet Of Things Has A Growing Number Of Cyber Security Problems

SungardASVoice: The Internet Of Things Has A Growing Number Of Cyber Security Problems | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Is there anything that can’t be connected to the Internet? For example, where I once wore a $10 pedometer clipped to the waistband of yoga pants, I now wear a $130 fitness tracker on my wrist.
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Why Amazon has a big opportunity in product crowdfunding

Why Amazon has a big opportunity in product crowdfunding | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Kickstarter has told the world it is not a store, but can a store be Kickstarter? After tries by a few startups to improve the preorder experience, the king of online retail may be stepping in to claim its crowdfunding reward.
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Google's search for sales, profit falls short - CNET

Google's search for sales, profit falls short - CNET | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The search giant continues to pull in billions from its search and advertising business, even as the company looks for other ways to make money.
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Why the real world is the next big opportunity in big data

Why the real world is the next big opportunity in big data | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Matt Ocko had been investing in data-based companies for years before he and Zack Bogue officially launched Data Collective Venture Capital in 2012.
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Must-see: ‘The Queen of Code’ gives the lowdown on Grace Hopper, who should be a tech household name

Must-see: ‘The Queen of Code’ gives the lowdown on Grace Hopper, who should be a tech household name | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Considering the scandalous lack of women entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and the debased treatment some receive in the industry, it can be hard to remember that women helped form the backbone of computing when it mattered most.
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Why economists are wrong about tech

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Michael Baxter is co-author of iDisrupted, a new book on disruptive technology. The problem with the economy is economists.
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Office puts chips under staff's skin - BBC News

Office puts chips under staff's skin - BBC News | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Rory Cellan-Jones visits a building where microchipped workers gain entry and use photocopiers by holding up their hands - and trials the tech himself.
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5 typeface challenges in designing for next-generation interfaces

5 typeface challenges in designing for next-generation interfaces | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Jason Pamental is the co-founder of h+w design and author of ‘Responsive Typography.’ The explosion of new devices — phones, watches, health and fitness monitors and other wearable gadgets enabled by the Internet of Things — is yielding an...
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Dot Net Online Training | Tutorial 16 SQL Server Connection and Joins Part 1 - YouTube

We ae going to known about Database connection of SQL Server and joins connection and H2KInfosys is passionate about educating people in IT and assisting the...
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Spotify dances its way into RunKeeper for iOS

Spotify dances its way into RunKeeper for iOS | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The latest version of RunKeeper for iOS brings more songs and playlists to your long run with Spotify integration.
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Snaphat is Premiering its Own web Series Tomorrow

Snaphat is Premiering its Own web Series Tomorrow | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
When you think Snapchat, you think original Web series from the children of established Hollywood executives. No wait, you don’t. That doesn’t matter, because The Hollywood Reporter reports that the…
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Full Spectrum Laser debuts 2 3D printers that fit on your desk

Full Spectrum Laser debuts 2 3D printers that fit on your desk | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Full Spectrum Laser, the 3D printing company behind the Pegasus Touch printer, is back with its second line of desktop printers. And while other companies are expanding into larger machines, FSL is doing the opposite.
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There’s now a kid-friendly Vine

There’s now a kid-friendly Vine | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Vine has released a new app just for kids. It features age-appropriate content in a similar six-second video format to the grownup Vine.
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ReSpecter.info: Internet of Things and Smart Grid to Fully Eviscerate Privacy

ReSpecter.info: Internet of Things and Smart Grid to Fully Eviscerate Privacy | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
RT @News_World_: #knowing☑ Internet of Things and Smart Grid to Fully Eviscerate Privacy: Image Credit: Moder... http://t.co/0QKaR4OiG4 ☑ #…
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With exec departures and reorg, Nest is growing up

With exec departures and reorg, Nest is growing up | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
About a year ago, Google said it would pay $3.2 billion for Nest, a company that had sold fewer than a million connected thermostats and fewer than 440,000 connected smoke detectors — which it would later have to stop selling because its most...
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Web application frameworks: Innovate or die - TechRepublic

Web application frameworks: Innovate or die - TechRepublic | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The frenetic innovation in web application frameworks may be frustrating for developers, but it's necessary.
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Confirmed: Microsoft Spartan browser will have extensions, unlike Internet ... - PCWorld

Confirmed: Microsoft Spartan browser will have extensions, unlike Internet ... - PCWorld | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Microsoft wasn't kidding when it said Spartan would be totally different from Internet Explorer. The older browser never trafficked in extensions, but Spartan will take the opposite tack.
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Danbury man's facial bones rebuilt with 3D-technology - Danbury News Times

Danbury man's facial bones rebuilt with 3D-technology - Danbury News Times | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In the years after R.W. had a serious car accident that almost crushed one side of his face, he underwent at least six surgeries to rebuild his jaw, cheeks and right eye socket.
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Infographic: explore Shutterstock’s 2015 creative trends

Infographic: explore Shutterstock’s 2015 creative trends | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Sarah Maloy is Shutterstock’s content marketing manager. She’s also an entertainment writer, social media nerd and chronic binge-watcher. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.
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8 things to know before working with an offshore dev team

8 things to know before working with an offshore dev team | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Most of us have been tempted to outsource some or all of our development work to an offshore team in order to save money. But is this the best idea for your business? The short answer is: It depends.
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New- Google Earth Pro Is Now Available for Free

New- Google Earth Pro Is Now Available for Free | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
January 31, 2015
In a surprising move, Google announced today that its popular service Google Earth Pro is now available for free for everyone. Google Earth Pro builds on the features of the standard...
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Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas - NPR (blog)

Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas - NPR (blog) | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
It's not easy to build machines that control sugar as well as a human pancreas does, but the technology is getting a lot better. The goal is to liberate people on insulin from constant vigilance.
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Verizon eats its supercookies: Lets users opt out of ID tracking

Verizon eats its supercookies: Lets users opt out of ID tracking | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Verizon said on Friday it will soon launch an program that will allow its customers to opt out of “supercookies,” a pervasive customer tracking tool that records all activity on the mobile web or mobile apps.
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What Facebook addiction looks like in the brain - Mother Nature Network

What Facebook addiction looks like in the brain - Mother Nature Network | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Facebook addiction differs from substance addiction in that part of the brain responsible for inhibition isn't shut down by using Facebook.
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Amazon WorkMail Cloud-Based Email and Calendar Service Announced

Amazon WorkMail Cloud-Based Email and Calendar Service Announced | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The service appears aimed at corporate customers that currently pay for Microsoft Outlook or other services.
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